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The Hyperbolic Surface Activity Page

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Visit this site: http://members.tripod.com/professor_tom/hyperbolic/index.html

Author:Dr. Tom Holroyd
Description: This page contains a postscript file and directions for constructing a hyperbolic plane tesselation using paper, scissors, and tape. It demonstrates why hexagons tile flat space, but heptagons require curved space (and helps to introduce non-Euclidean geometry).

Levels: Middle School (6-8)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Lesson Plans and Activities, Link Listings
Math Topics: Hyperbolic Geometry

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